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Seasonal phenology of Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in western Bhutan
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The use of early to mid-season protein bait sprays and/or targeted use of systemic insecticides during the one month oviposition period, plus the removal of fallen fruit once every 10 days, are recommended as control strategies. Expand
Records of Dacine Fruit Flies and New Species of Dacus (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Bhutan
Twenty-nine species of Bactrocera Macquart and Dacus Fabricius are recorded from Bhutan, including two new species, Dacus (Mellesis) dorjii Drew & Romig and Dacus (Mellesis) fletcheri Drew.Expand
Attractiveness of Various Combinations of Colors and Shapes to Females and Males of Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a Commercial Mandarin Grove in Bhutan
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In tests on wild adult populations of B. minax in a mandarin, Citrus reticulata Blanco, orchard in western Bhutan, both males and females were more attracted to 50-mm-diameter spheres than to50-mm discs of the same color. Expand
Yield of Brain MRI in Clinically Diagnosed Epilepsy in the Kingdom of Bhutan: A Prospective Study.
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The prevalence of abnormalities on brain MRI for PWE in resource-limited settings is high as a result of a diffuse range of etiologies, most commonly mesial temporal sclerosis. Expand
Traditional and Modern Understandings of Mental Illness in Bhutan: Preserving the Benefits of Each to Support Gross National Happiness
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For most non-Bhutanese who are aware of the country, Bhutan is associated with happiness, but there are people who, through no fault of their own, or of their social system, are at a special risk for unhappiness. Expand
The Myth Behind Alcohol Happiness
By drawing on the socio-cultural, religious, and traditional practices that encourage the use of alcohol in Bhutan, the author will examine the causes and factors that induce and maintain drinkingExpand
History of Bhutan based on Buddhism
Chile: an ongoing mental health revolution
1 Kumar S. Burnout in psychiatrists. World Psychiatry 2007; 6: 186–89. 2 da Silva AT, Menezes PR. Burnout syndrome and common mental disorders among community-based health agents. Rev Saude PublicaExpand
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding epilepsy in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
TLDR
While knowledge of epilepsy was overall fairly high, PWE more often held certain stigmatizing beliefs, including theories of contagion and a relationship between seizures and spiritual powers. Expand
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